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Re: Image formats deleted from 3.0?

From: Eric A. Perlman <ericp@well.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 1995 10:33:19 -0700 (PDT)
To: Bill Brooks <wbrooks@trumpet.aix.calpoly.edu>
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.3.89.9507041034.A15080-0100000@well>
On Tue, 4 Jul 1995, Bill Brooks wrote:

> 
> HTML 1.0 specified that image formats should be one of .xbm or .gif. 
> But I can't find anything in the 3.0 standard that says whether or not 
> JPEG is a supported format. Was this intentional? Or was it just to get 
> around the whole .gif vs. .png issue? Maybe it's in some other section 
> than where I expected to find it. Help me out. 

This has nothing to do with HTML. but browsers.

All browsers can display .xbm and .gif (prefered). New ones can display 
JPEG.

-eric


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